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sphenic

[sfee-nik]
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adjective
  1. being in the shape of a wedge; wedge-shaped

Origin of sphenic

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British Dictionary definitions for sphenic

sphenic

adjective
  1. having the shape of a wedge

Word Origin

from Greek sphēn a wedge
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